Israir Airlines to use Etihad's flight training facility

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Etihad Aviation Training (EAT) has signed a contract with Israir Airlines to offer Full-Flight Simulator pilot training for the latter's Airbus A320 pilots.

As part of the agreement, Israir will dry lease EAT’s Full-Flight Simulators at the training facility located in Abu Dhabi, with the training conducted by Israir instructors.

"Continuing our commitment to providing highly skilled pilots by offering state-of-the-art training facilities, EAT is looking forward to working with Israir Airlines and is anticipating further collaboration with the airline to cement this landmark agreement," said Captain Paolo La Cava, Managing Director Etihad Aviation Training.

Uri Sirkis, Chief Executive Officer, Israir Airlines, said: "Beyond the economic and professional benefits, I believe that the more meeting points we find between the countries, the stronger the tourism movement will be. This is the true peace."

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